Kalan(Kerala Style Kalan) is the most popular and traditional dish made in Kerala especially for the Onam Festival. This delicious dish is made out of mainly yam, raw banana, coconut and yogurt. This delicious dish is one of the main dish in Onam Sadya. Lets see here how to make this delicious dish.

Kalan Recipe | Kerala Style Kalan Recipe
Kalan Recipe | Kerala Style Kalan Recipe 

Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time10 mins
Cooking Time25 mins
Servings5

Kalan Recipe | Kerala Style Kalan Recipe
Kalan Recipe | Kerala Style Kalan Recipe 


Ingredients:
Yam250gms
Raw Banana1
SaltTo taste
Pepper Powder1 teaspoon
Turmeric Powder1/4 teaspoon
Sour Curd2 Cups
Curry Leavesfew


For Grinding:
Grated Coconut1/2 Cup
Green Chilli1
Cumin Seeds1/2 teaspoon
Curd1 tablespoon

For Seasoning:
Coconut Oil1/2 tablespoon
Mustard Seeds1 teaspoon
Red Chilli2-3
Curry Leavesfew

Method:

  1. Wash and chop the yam and raw banana into cubes and keep it aside. In a pan add the chopped vegetables along with pepper powder and turmeric powder and allow it to cook till the vegetables are soft but not so mushy.

  2. Meanwhile add the grated coconut, green chilli and cumin seeds and grind it nicely. Add curd and again grind it to a smooth paste

  3. Take the smooth ground paste aside. When the vegetables are fully cooked, add salt and chopped curry leaves. To this add curd and mix well and allow it to boil for 5 minutes. 

  4. Then add the ground coconut paste and again stir well and when the kalan starts to boil, switch off the flame. 



  5. In a separate pan, add coconut oil. When the oil is hot, add mustard seeds and when the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add whole red chillies and saute it for few seconds. Finally add curry leaves and saute it for another couple of seconds and then remove the seasoned ingredients and add it to the kalan

  6. The yummy kalan is now ready to serve!
  7. Kalan Recipe | Kerala Style Kalan Recipe
    Kalan Recipe | Kerala Style Kalan Recipe 

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  1. Hi Mami
    We palakkadis call this chenai vazhakai erisserry not Kalan. Kalan is similar to mor kuttan orKuzhambu.The name is wrong, please check.

    Take care

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  2. I agree with the comment from Anonymous.

    Another Anonymous

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